Medicare

Medicare is a topic that concerns many of us who live in the United States. Here you will find tips, updates, and more.

1 week ago

Medicare Updates in 2023

Medicare is the federally funded health insurance program available to U.S. seniors and those under age 65 with certain disabilities. Each year updates are made to Medicare that allow for wider access, revisions to benefits, price adjustments, and more…

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3 weeks ago

Medicare Advantage Plans – All in One Solutions?

For some of us age 65 or older, Original Medicare (Part A and Part B ) plus supplemental Medigap insurance provides all the healthcare coverage we need. However, others may want more benefits found in Medicare Advantage plans which technically…

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1 month ago

Medigap – Plugging Holes in Original Medicare

As I mentioned in my earlier Sixty and Me blogs, Original Medicare (Part A and Part B ) covers most costs for hospital and doctor fees. However, there are some “gaps.” Most importantly, under Original Medicare, there are no limits on out-of-pocket expenses…

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2 months ago

Medicare Part B – What You Need to Know

Medicare Part B, along with Medicare Part A, make up what is called Original Medicare. As I noted in my previous Sixty and Me blog, Medicare Part A covers inpatient care in a hospital and skilled nursing facility, hospice care and home healthcare…

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3 months ago

What Changes Can We Expect in Medicare in 2023?

Medicare annually reviews how well the coverage worked, the costs involved, and the spending. This annual review usually results in adjustments to the costs that are associated. Today we’ll discuss the changes that will occur in 2023 relating to Medicare…

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3 months ago

Medicare Part A – What You Need to Know

As noted in my previous Sixty and Me blog, Original Medicare consists of Part A and Part B. This blog focuses on Part A which applies to inpatient hospital stays plus some other services. Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers…

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3 months ago

Top 5 Medicare Mistakes You Should Avoid

It can be easy to make mistakes when it comes to Medicare. This is because our health is often overlooked or pushed to the bottom of our seemingly never-ending to-do lists. Thus, we do not allow ourselves the proper amount of time to dedicate to learning…

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4 months ago

Medicare – What’s It All About?

In the U.S., reaching 65 is synonymous with becoming Medicare-eligible. Medicare is a national health insurance program started in 1965. It was created and administered by the U.S. government and is funded mainly by payroll taxes…

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4 months ago

Depression Awareness Month: Mental Health Resources Covered by Medicare

October is Depression Awareness Month, depression being a serious mental health disorder that is plaguing Americans now more than ever due to the pandemic. In June, 31% of U.S. adults reported struggling with symptoms…

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5 months ago

What You Need to Know About Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

Nearly 64 million people use Medicare insurance for their healthcare needs. They are constantly bombarded with advertisements and marketing to get them to review different options. The closer we get to the Annual Enrollment Period, the more…

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